SwitchUp's fourth annual rankings cover the 50 best coding bootcamps worldwide. We amassed thousands of alumni reviews and data points this past year to bring you our most comprehensive list to date. This list highlights price range, location, job outcomes, and several other criteria to help you find the perfect school.
SwitchUp has been a trusted bootcamp resource since 2014, and we know that alumni reviews are crucial to a student’s decision. That's why ours is the only rankings list based primarily on review scores from verified alumni. Please see our ranking methodology to learn more about the creation of this list. To continue your research, see our top schools by location or check out our expert advice on making the most of your code bootcamp.
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1. Le Wagon
Le Wagon is an intensive, full-time international bootcamp geared toward entrepreneurs who want to gain coding skills. Participants complete 450 hours of coding in just 9 weeks, which includes building their own web application. After completing the program, students join an international alumni network of 3,150+ for career support and... Read More
Ironhack offers both full-time and part-time courses in 9- or 24-week formats, respectively. They offer career services, such as portfolio and resume building, job interview preparation, networking and alumni events, as well as a hiring fair. Ironhack works with various lenders to help students pay for their tuition, and they offer... Read More
3. App Academy
App Academy teaches participants everything they need to know about software engineering in just 12 weeks. Their full-time bootcamps have helped over 2,000 graduates find jobs at more than 850 different companies. Their deferred tuition plan means participants pay for the program only after they’ve landed their first web development... Read More
General Assembly allows students to take either full- or part-time courses in various tech disciplines. There are also self-paced courses for students who have a busier schedule. They have a number of financial assistance options available. For many of the programs, students will be given a career coach and the opportunity to... Read More
Bloc was the first tech school to offer self-paced online bootcamps in web development and design. Students stay accountable through one-to-one mentorship as they work full- or part-time, finishing the course in an average of 4–8 months. Land a job within six months or get your money back.
Thinkful offers flexible online coding bootcamps with one-to-one-mentorship from experienced professionals. Graduate in 5-6 months from their full-time engineering immersion bootcamp or their part-time full stack and data science programs. Whether you pay up front or choose deferred tuition, you’re guaranteed a job after graduation or... Read More
Flatiron School’s immersive, full-time bootcamps in software engineering and data science are designed for individuals looking to change careers. These 15-week programs include comprehensive career services and a money-back guarantee if graduates don’t receive a job offer within six months. They also offer online bootcamps of... Read More
HackerYou offers a full-time, 9-week bootcamp in web development as well as many part-time programs. Get immersed in the fun, collaborative learning environment, enjoying a 10:1 student-instructor ratio and 24/7 access to their 12,000 square foot space in downtown Toronto. Comprehensive job support includes one-to-one meetings with CEO... Read More
The Tech Academy’s Software Developer bootcamp prepares students to become junior developers and assists with job-seeking. Participants can study entirely online, attend classes in person, or do a mix of both. The program is self-paced and offers open-enrollment, so students can start whenever and work full- or part-time.
10. Hack Reactor
Hack Reactor teaches budding software engineers the computer science, app development and engineering skills they will need in its part- and full-time immersive programs. It also offers a live, online remote bootcamp for remote students around the world.
Tech Talent South hosts regional part-time and full-time immersion programs. In addition to the curriculum, guest speakers, company tours, and networking events help students get to know the local professional tech scene. TTS offers several payment options, including a 10% upfront payment discount, and two installment plans.
Epicodus is a full-time, in-person coding bootcamp that provides job search assistance and includes an internship with a tech company. Students enroll for free for the first five weeks and are invited to finish the program if they have sufficient grades and comply with all the guidelines.
Actualize’s part-time, 12-week coding bootcamp takes a pedagogical approach, meaning their instructors are both expert educators and developers. Choose between daytime or evening classes in Chicago or via live video. Actualize’s “Job Hacking” curriculum is woven into the bootcamp to help graduates find a job after they finish.
Startup Institute offers a 12-week, immersive program for coding students. Two months of dedicated career support are included, and students are also connected to a comprehensive network of startups and tech companies who hire recent graduates.
15. Makers Academy
Makers Academy launches coding careers in 12 short weeks via its immersive software developer programs. It utilizes a holistic approach to teaching that includes community, health, and self-direction. Each student is guaranteed a job offer upon graduation. Makers Academy also offers paid, year-long apprenticeships.
Learn coding from a Silicon Valley tech academy through remote classes from the Lambda School. Choose between a 30-week full-time bootcamp or a 12-month part-time course. The school’s deferred tuition model allows students to attend for free, paying nothing back until they’re making at least $50,000 a year.
BrainStation offers full- and part-time courses in data science and a part-time course in data analytics. They have partnered with popular brands like Google, Amazon, Expedia, and Facebook. They offer a merit scholarship and a scholarship for women, among their other scholarship opportunities.
18. Coding Dojo
Coding Dojo has multiple in-person campuses located across the continental United States, as well as an online program that offers real-time instructor support. The full, 3-stack curriculum requires 14 weeks of on-site instruction, while the part-time, online program teaches students 2 stacks in a flexible, 20-week bootcamp.
Codesmith prepares students also known as residents for positions as mid to senior-level engineers. During their full-time, 12-week residency, students build projects, participate in monthly meetups and receive one-on-one resume development guidance. Once accepted into the residency program, Codesmith students make a down payment, and... Read More
20. Code Fellows
Code Fellows offers beginner, intermediate and advanced courses in software development. Students can enroll in daytime or evening schedule classes. The school helps students to secure several types of financial assistance including loans, scholarships, and tuition payment plans. The school also works with graduating students to... Read More
The Software Guild offers a four to six-week introductory course in web development that provides students with the foundations they need to enroll in full-time apprentice bootcamps. After completing the foundational course, students can enroll in the Guild's 12-week Java or .NET/C# tracks. Students can attend class in person... Read More
22. Tech Elevator
Tech Elevator’s full-time immersive bootcamp teaches computer programming and web application security in just 14 weeks. They provide intensive career prep through their Pathway Program, which includes one-on-one career coaching, networking events, and “matchmaking” with potential employers through their network of 150+ hiring... Read More
No prior programming experience is necessary for students training at Wyncode. Its 10-week, on-site immersive programs teach budding coders key industry skills. Wyncode helps graduates maneuver through today's job market and works with a comprehensive hiring network to connect them with jobs.
25. Lighthouse Labs
Lighthouse Labs offers full and part-time courses for aspiring software developers from campuses in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Montreal, Victoria, Halifax, and Ottawa. Full-time students can choose between bootcamps on web or iOS development. Students can also take intro courses in web development, iOS development and front-end... Read More
Start your career in web development or data science with the help of a full-time immersive bootcamp at one of Galvanize’s eight U.S. campuses. Graduates join an alumni network of 2000+ that have gone on to work at 1000+ companies. Galvanize also offers select part-time and online courses.
Skillcrush offers 3-month, online master classes known as "blueprints" that prepare students for employment a variety of roles in the tech industry. Students can take classes individually or choose one of the Skillcrush training packages. The "all-inclusive" package that allows access to all the blueprints for nine months. The "break... Read More
30. Dev Mountain
Dev Mountain students can choose specializations in web development, UX design, salesforce development, and software QA. Students can attend full-time, immersive courses offered during the day, or enroll in a part-time night program. Dev Mountain has Utah campuses located in Salt Lake City and Provo and additional campuses in... Read More
Ubiqum Code Academy offers 5-month, full-time boot camps, and one part-time data analyst course. They have a number of payment plans, including 10% off if tuition is paid upfront, monthly installments, and a 50/50 employment commitment program, which allows you to pay half of the tuition up front and the other half once you’... Read More
CareerFoundry's courses in design and web development are 100% online and self-paced. They are six-to-ten months in length. Each student receives tutoring from a dedicated mentor, and students are guaranteed job placement within 6 months of graduating, or they will have their tuition refunded.
34. RED Academy
RED Academy has full-time courses in 12- or 24-week formats and part-time courses that can be taken in 5- or 10-week formats. They also offer work-study courses in 48- and 96-week timeframes. These unique courses allow students to gain hands-on experience with successful companies while working on their studies.
36. Code Institute
Students enrolled in Code Institute's full stack development bootcamps can take their coursework online or attend the classroom version in Dublin, Ireland. Code Institute also offers an online Diploma in Tech Fundamentals. The course is designed for individuals interested in software engineering careers or positions as tech... Read More
Sabio offers 12-week, programs that prepare students for careers as full-stack developers. Classes in the program take place from Monday through Friday - 9 am to 7 pm and on Saturdays from 9 am to 3 pm. The school also offers a part-time, 10-week, digital content production training program. Students can finance their tuition with loans or... Read More
Horizons School of Technology offers a three-month engineering boot camp for college students and graduates. Learn to code web and mobile software – and eventually land a top internship or full-time job. Also enjoy exclusive access to their network of mentors from top tech firms worldwide.
39. Dev League
Turing School of Software and Design students choose specializations in front or backend engineering. Both front and backend programs are fulltime and take seven months to complete. Students pay a $1000 deposit upon acceptance to the program and can finance their tuition with scholarships, third-party loans... Read More
41. Coding Temple
Coding Temple specializes in .NET/C# and Python — two of the most sought-after bootcamp programs available. They offer a low student-to-teacher ratio, ensuring that you get valuable individualized attention. Students can get hired by top companies worldwide within 90 days of graduation.
42. Claim Academy
Claim Academy prepares students for careers in full-stack development through bootcamps based on Java or .NET programming languages. Students can enroll in the 12-week program or the 9-week accelerated program. The Academy offers scholarships and other forms of financial aid for students who need tuition assistance. The Academy... Read More
43. Launch Academy
Launch Academy's three-month, full-stack developer program begins with pre-work skills training and concludes with a career networking day which allows students to display completed projects to potential employers. The full-time programs take place as the Academy's campuses in Boston or Philadelphia. Launch Academy also offers... Read More
devCodeCamp bootcamps are immersive programs designed to take software engineers from beginner to full stack developers in 12 weeks. Students learn full stack development using the C# language. The school's partnerships with private loan companies make it possible for students to finance their tuition. devCodeCamp is also approved to... Read More
45. Coder Foundry
Coder Foundry is a bootcamp offering a 12-week immersion course in full-stack development. The bootcamp is designed to teach modern web design skills to new and experienced coders. During the bootcamp, students build 3 or 4 projects for their portfolios. Coder Foundry also offers job placement assistance to help graduating students... Read More
47. V School
Neoland offers full- and part-time courses in UI/UX design, full-stack, data design, and user experience design. Their employment exchange program brings in managers from important companies to hire from their new graduates. Also, there are a number of scholarships available for qualified students.
49. Bitmaker Labs
Bitmaker Labs offers full and part-time courses that train individuals to launch careers in the tech industry. Students can choose between full- and part-time courses. All courses take place on Bitmaker's Toronto campus. The full-time bootcamps offered include web development, UX design, and data science. Part-time courses include... Read More
50. SE Factory
SE Factory (‘Software Engineering Factory’) is Lebanon’s leading non-profit coding bootcamp, teaching young computer science and computer engineering graduates all the hard and soft skills needed to become highly employable professional software engineers and access top local tech jobs. Thanks to our partners, the subsidized... Read More